Friday, 4 September 2015

DT post for Creative Artiste Challenge

Hi everyone - it's a new month so that means there must be a new challenge over on Creative Artiste Challenge Blog. The theme this month is anything goes.
The sponsor this month is:

The image I used was Fruity Patootie.

I decided to try something different this month. I printed the image onto fabric using Freezer paper - I love this but haven't tried it for anything freezer related!
Once this was done I coloured it using my Inktense pencils. Used some stencils for the background.
To make the image stand out I decided to embroider around the edges - I enjoyed doing this. I was going to try some free motion embroidery on my machine but thought I might spoil the image.
Once the sewing was done decided it needed a bit of bling so added some beads.
I found a notebook that I thought was in need of a bit of a makeover & thought it would make a good recipe book.
Placed some wadding onto the book, covered this with my image. Covered the inside with a piece of card to cover the 'workings'.
Added some more beads & stamped cocktails, summer & recipes onto small strips of cloth & adhered these to the book.
Don't forget to pop over to Creative Artiste & have a look at the other DT members' projects.


I had printed 2 images out onto the cotton so decided to give the free motion embroidery a go! Here it is - hope you like. I REALLY enjoyed doing this so can imagine I will be having fun with this. The only area not stitched is her face. Hope you can see the stitching in this photo.
Thanks for stopping by.
Bev xx

I have entered this in:

Crafty Catz - anything goes (closes 9/9)
Crafting With An Attitude - anything goes (closes 30/9)
Crafting By Designs - anything goes (closes 25/9)
Creative Inspirations - warm colours
The Crafty Addicts - anything goes (closes 29/9)
City Crafter - fruit
Fan-Tastic Tuesday - anything goes - make it cute
Through The Craft Room Door - anything goes
Crafting From The Heart - anything goes
SSS blog - anything goes (closes 12/9)
Besties Challenge - anything goes ( closes 11/9)
Design Team Showcase
Not Just Cards - anything goes 


  1. Absolutely Gorgeous work again this month Bev... Thank you so much for going the extra miles hun and doing the gorgeous 2nd project I love them both...

    Hugs xxx

  2. WOW Bev these are stunning! Love the designs and your fabulous ideas too.
    Linda xxx

  3. Great projects Bev and such a fab idea.

  4. This is gorgeous Bev and what a fabulous idea for a recipe book. The embroidery and beads look wonderful.
    I can't see the second project but I'm sure it's fantastic too xx

  5. Hi Bev this is amazing I love what you have done with the image. Hugs Jackie

  6. Your projects are so fabulous, great ideas and lovely colours. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Addicts. Helen DT xx

  7. 2 fabulous projects, the embroidered image looks amazing, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week, Jac x

  8. A lovely creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations this week in our challenge of Warm Colours! xxx

  9. WOW, that's totally awesome. Amazing what you did with it, I have never seen a patch like that made. so clever. Be sure and go over to the SSS Challenge blog and enter your project there it's always Anything goes with a twist, so we adore seeing everyone's amazing Sherri Baldy projects! Cheers, Holley

  10. Fun and fruity and fabulously made with fabric. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter. Marina DT

  11. Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge
    Welcome againa and Good Luck!
    Gr.Kaija DT-member

  12. Bev, what a lovely and unusual project. Thank you for joining us this time at Creative Inspirations.

  13. what a clever alteration of the notebook. love your background. the stitched one also looks fab by the way. thank you for sharing it with us over at TTCRD and good luck, Theresa DT xx

  14. Super cute project for our challenge!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

  15. Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Through The Craft Room Door this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.
    Keep Smilin',
    Stacey xxx
    Lasata's Crafty Hideout {My Blog}

  16. Bev great work looks beautiful
    Thanks for join us at ScrapbookStampSociety Challenge.

    Greetings Karin DT Coördinator

  17. This is a lovely take on our them and it looks beautiful! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB this week!

  18. This image is just tooooo cute. Beautiful coloring and very clever idea. Thanks for joining the Crafting With An Attitude challenge.

  19. Wow Bev! Stunning recipe book cover. I love the idea of colouring on fabric. I need to get myself some intense pencils :-). Thank you for joining us at Design Team Showcase for challenge #19. AELx

  20. what a wonderful project!
    Thanks for playing along in the Design Team Showcase.


Thanks everyone for your lovely comments. So kind of you to take the time to visit.
Bev xx